Rockwall city council members sworn in, new Mayor Kevin Fowler outlines goals for the city

Rockwall city council members sworn in, new Mayor Kevin Fowler outlines goals for the city

ROCKWALL, TX – May 18, 2021 — The Rockwall city council held a swearing-in ceremony for individuals elected and re-elected to the council during its meeting on May 17. Kevin Fowler was sworn in as the new Rockwall Mayor, and Clarence Jorif was sworn in as a new council member at Place 3 on the […]

Rockwall recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month

Rockwall recognizes Mental Health Awareness Month

ROCKWALL, TX – May 18, 2021 — Rockwall Mayor Kevin Fowler issued a proclamation during last night’s city council meeting recognizing May 2021 as Mental Health Awareness Month in the City of Rockwall. Fowler was joined by Mike Wallace, President of the newly formed organization in Rockwall County called Citizen Advocates for Mental Health, and […]

Rockwall city council honors longtime resident Marylin King with Hometown Hero award

Rockwall city council honors longtime resident Marylin King with Hometown Hero award

ROCKWALL, TX – May 4, 2021 — The Rockwall City Council presented longtime resident and YMCA personal trainer Marilyn King with the Hometown Hero award during last night’s regular meeting of the council. Along with the award, Mayor Jim Pruitt proclaimed May 3, 2021 as Hometown Hero Marylin King Day in the City of Rockwall. […]

Rockwall to host City Council Candidate Forum April 24

Rockwall to host City Council Candidate Forum April 24

ROCKWALL, TX – April 15, 2021 – The City of Rockwall will host a Candidate Forum for the contested Rockwall City Council seat in the upcoming election. The event will take place on Saturday, April 24, from 10 a.m-12 noon in the City Council chambers at Rockwall City Hall, 385 South Goliad. The event will […]

Public Notice from City of Rockwall: Public hearings rescheduled

Public Notice from City of Rockwall: Public hearings rescheduled

ROCKWALL, TX – February 23, 2021 – Due to the recent inclement weather and power outages, the February 16, 2021 City Council meeting was cancelled. The below public hearings that were scheduled to be held on this date are hereby rescheduled to March 1, 2021. The hearings will take place at 6:00 PM in the City Council […]

North Texas Municipal Water District Requests Immediate Curtailment of Non-Essential Water Use

North Texas Municipal Water District Requests Immediate Curtailment of Non-Essential Water Use

Exceptional Water Demands Severely Stressing Water Production in Region ROCKWALL, TX – February 17, 2021 — The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) has initiated immediate curtailment of non-essential water use within its service area. With extreme weather conditions continuing throughout the North Texas region, NTMWD is experiencing unprecedented high water demands as a result […]

Free Shredding Day for Rockwall residents Nov. 21

Free Shredding Day for Rockwall residents Nov. 21

ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 11, 2020 – The City of Rockwall will host a FREE Shred Day from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 21 in the parking lot of City Hall, 385 S. Goliad Street. Residents with household papers that need shredding are welcome to bring them for shredding! Blue Ribbon News staff report.  […]

Rockwall city council recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Rockwall city council recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

ROCKWALL, TX – October 20, 2020 — The Rockwall city council proclaimed the month of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the City of Rockwall during yesterday’s regular meeting. The council welcomed members of Women In Need, city and state officials, during the proclamation. WIN Executive Director Connie Pettitt spoke to the fact that […]

Rockwall city council proclaims Sept. 17-23 as U.S. Constitution Week

Rockwall city council proclaims Sept. 17-23 as U.S. Constitution Week

ROCKWALL, TX – September 22, 2020 — The Rockwall city council recognized Constitution Week with a proclamation during its regular meeting on Sept. 21. Rockwall Mayor Jim Pruitt proclaimed Sept. 17 – Sept. 23, 2020 as Constitution Week in the City of Rockwall. Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution Rockwall Chapter presented several […]

Rockwall City Council sets lowest tax rate in 15 years

Rockwall City Council sets lowest tax rate in 15 years

ROCKWALL, TX (September 22, 2020) At their meeting Monday night, September 21, the Rockwall City Council voted to adopt a rate below the no new revenue rate (formerly known as the effective rate), which continues a seven-year trend to decrease the tax rate for Rockwall residents. The approved tax rate is 1.79 cents less than […]

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